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Home Learning

Just a few ideas for you if you're struggling to get back into a routine after Easter…

Below is a downloadable, suggested timetable of activities that you could do with your children at this very unusual time. Please don’t feel that you have to do all of it by any means, but some may prefer a routine and more structure to the day.


We have included some new activities that don’t involve computers (although you might need to read the activity or idea on here first.)


Remember spending precious time with your family and making special memories doing fun activities is equally important.


The daily activities for Phonics, Maths and English/Topic are still in our week stars for you to use, but since we wrote those, Letters & Sounds Phonics, White Rose Maths and BBC Bitesize heave brought out other super materials that are more like the work we do when we are in school. You can choose which you prefer, you don’t have to do it all!!

** Suggested Timetable-Week beginning 13th July**

** NOT ESSENTIAL** Maths worksheets to print out-Week beg 13th July

These Classroom Secrets packs are now being sent in the Home Learning packs. The guidance is here for you to read along with the worksheets if you would rather download them.

Social distancing illustrated for kids - look out for us in week 13 and 14

Emotional Health

Need a brain break? Click on the picture below,  click the play button to listen and find a comfortable space. 



Teaching children to focus on and control their breathing can help them become less reactive and more reflective when feeling anxious or stressed. Try to take a Brain Break together 3 times a day.


There are also some great mindfulness activity ideas on this website. 


What a spectacular competition entry!

Fantastic Gymnastics

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Suggested Channels and Learning Opportunities

Physical Activity


PE with Joe

Daily PE sessions. 




Daily Maths Learning (This is the type of Maths we use normally in school)

These have short videos showing you clearly and simply how to help your child to complete the activity successfully. New learning will appear each week. 



Just follow these four easy steps…

  1. Click on the set of lessons for your child’s year group.
  2. Watch the video (either on your own or with your child).
  3. Find a calm space where your child can work for about 20-30 minutes.
  4. Use the video guidance to support your child as they work through a lesson.
  5. The White Rose Team will be online every weekday from Monday 23rd March, between 10.00 and 11.00am to share children’s questions, examples and stories via any of their social media channels. 



Carol Vorderman's 'The Maths Factor' is being offered free at the moment 

(I have been unable to sign up to try it out yet due to online traffic however it does have a KS1 section)


Number Fun (Weekdays at 10)


Feeling energetic? Join in with Number Fun. Click on the picture below. 

Some of the highlights 

- Problem solving using things you have around the house. 

- Singing number and counting songs to lift your spirits. My personal favourite has to be'Farmer Pete'.

- Counting activities. 

Some parts may be seem tricky as this is for all ages. Join in with the bits you can and enjoy learning some new things along the way.



Story Time Resources


Story time with David Walliams


Just the thing you need if you need a break and a boost around mid morning!

Warning - May make you laugh until your sides hurt! 



The story changes every day so please make sure you click on the link on his page that says 


 'Click here for today’s free audio story'


Other Story Time Resources


CBeebies Bedtime Stories






This is great for those of you who love to study the illustrations or watch animated stories.




#Operation Story Time

Search the hashtag #OperationStoryTime on Facebook, Instagram and YouTube to find authors, illustrators and others sharing story time with children.



Expect to find...



#Save With Stories


Save With Stories, in partnership with Save the Children and No Kid Hungry, is offering stories on Instagram and Facebook, both at @savewithstories. 



Expect to find...

Jimmy Fallon reading his book "This Is Baby,"

Demi Lovato reading “The Gruffalo,”

Jennifer Garner reading “Three Little Fish and the Big Bad Shark”

Lupita Nyong'o reading "Not Quite Narwhal."



Virtual Visits

(Live webcams, streams and virtual tours)


Visit an Art Gallery (This Van Gogh Art Gallery)

Watch the episodes to learn about Vincent Van Gogh and his Artwork. 


The Van Gogh Museum - Episode 1

Van Gogh Museum - Episode 2

Van Gogh Museum - Episode 3

Van Gogh Museum - Episode 4

Van Gogh Museum - Episode 5

Now look around the Van Gogh Art Gallery by clicking on the picture below. 

If you click on the small pictures at the bottom you can get a closer look at his work. 

Can you spot any of the pieces you saw in the episodes?



Visit The Theatre


Watch a west end musical together for free online

(sign up and access for free)



Visit The Zoo 

Chester zoo have lots of activities you can do here...


They had a live zoo day. Catch all of the footage here. Don’t forget to watch with a grown up and use the YouTube kids app.


Click on the photos to open the webcam


Links to webcams at UK zoos and wildlife parks                                                    



Visit The Aquarium


Click on the photo to open the webcam





The Arts, Creative Opportunities and Culture

Daily Doodles - Every Weekday at 1pm

Join an Education Artist-in-Residence at Home in his studio every weekday at 1 p.m. to draw and doodle. 



Pete Mckee's Cartoon Workshop

All you’ll need is a few pieces of paper, or whatever’s lying around, card, scrap paper etc., and some pencils or pens. I think the videos will be posted every Wednesday at 12pm. Click on the picture below and find the clips with the white backgrounds. 





Tate Kids


Explore the amazing world of Art here. You can also learn all about famous artists around the world.



Click on the picture below to find games, quizzes and tools you can use to paint online.


They have a Youtube channel for kids that is full of great learning. 


Lego Challenges

50 Fun Activities for your Kids for LEGO DUPLO but I am sure some would work well with other construction blocks and bricks.



Music Opportunities 


Have an indoor Karaoke party or disco. 


Listen to a range of live and recorded music together. 

It is a good opportunity to introduce them to new music and share each family members favourites. 



Remember - Be sure to check the lyrics are suitable before hitting play.  

Type your child's favourite song title e.g. 'Let it go' into YouTube followed by 'karaoke video'


Here is one playlist to get you started  



Charanga YUMI

(A home learning version of Charanga which is something the children are familiar with from their Music lessons in school)


Great for singing songs, chants and rhymes. 

Great for exploring aspects of music. 

Great for listening to recorded music with concentration. 

Great for using voices expressively and creatively. 



Note - You will need to email your teacher to request login details for your child


Chrome Music Lab

Great for selecting sounds, experimenting with sounds, creating sounds, combining and sounds. 

Great for exploring the dimensions of music. 




Computing Resources 

E-safety Home activity packs for EYFS or Primary


Click on the picture below to access the packs.

Each pack contains two 15 minute activities to do with your child, using Thinkuknow resources.

The next two will be released in a fortnight’s time. I'd imagine they will still be on this site. 



1. Read the Help sheets.

2. Click on the links below them to download your first home activity packs for your child's age range.

3. Go through the activity together.